- Publisher: Flying Eye Books (2022-11-01)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 216 pages
- ISBN-13: 9781838741143
- Item Weight: 1030.52 grams
- Dimensions: 11.31 x 8.94 x 0.84 cm
Famous German illustrator Dieter Braun offers his readers an accurate representation of animals from all around the world in this bold and memorably illustrated volume.
"This is a very special book that would make an ideal gift for an animal-loving child, any young person interested in animal conservation, or indeed for anyone who would appreciate the book's enchanting artwork."
"Big, beautiful and biologically accurate, this compendium of 80 wild creatures from the Northern Hemisphere will impress animal and art lovers of all ages."
―Shelf Awareness, STARRED REVIEW
"It’s a beautiful book with cubist-tinged illustrations that both thrill with their dynamism and soothe with their muted colors and slightly abstracted shapes."
―The Wall Street Journal
"The captivating, large scale illustrations accurately show the animals in their natural habitats while the text adds a lively description of each backed up by some entertaining ‘fun facts’."
"The skillful integration of artistry and naturalistic detail makes this a striking addition to a child’s wildlife library"
"Chock full of beautiful illustrations, Wild Animals of the North takes readers on a tour of the colder regions of North America, Asia, and Europe to view some of the animal inhabitants of those ecosystems."
"The draw here is the imagery: gorgeous, geometrically stylized silkscreenlike digital portraits [...] Amazing art makes this a browser’s delight."
"German illustrator Braun’s compendium of the northern hemisphere’s wildlife is beautiful to behold. [...] its exceptional illustrations will foster admiration for the creatures inhabiting its pages."
"A tempting compendium of beautifully illustrated animals."
―School Library Journal
"This is a beautifully illustrated introduction to over 80 species."
―Youth Services Book Review
Through his beautiful and colourful illustrations, readers will be dazzled by the giraffes and elephants in Africa, koalas and kangaroos in Australia, huge blue whales in the open oceans, and many more! These animals, some endangered, remind us that nature is incredible, and that we need its diversity more than ever.
About the Author
Dieter Braun is a freelance illustrator and children’s book author from Hamburg, Germany. He studied Communication Design at the Folkwangschule in Essen. Clients include International publications like Time Magazine, the New York Times, stern, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Elle, and Glamour.